BPS interns gain STEM experience with MBTA

The MBTA TranSTEM Summer Youth Employment Program gives Boston Public School students valuable experience in the science and technology behind the state’s public transit system.

Police, teens air differences in Teen Empowerment meeting

The city’s top police brass met with teenagers at the 12th Baptist Church in Roxbury to discuss how to repair relations between officers and youth.

Black real estate professionals join forces to restore neighborhood’s housing stock

A group of African American real estate professionals have joined forces to redevelop local real estate.

Councilors question failure to hire teachers at Madison Park

City councilors last week questioned why the school department has not filled teaching and staff vacancies at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School

Competition tight as T&T Social Club wins top band in Boston Caribbean Carnival

Tens of thousands turned out for the Boston Caribbean Carnival.

Theatre Companies Unite for the 2nd Greater Boston Theatre Expo

The Boston Theatre Expo invites the public to attend the free event held from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on September 9th to meet representatives and artists from the region’s fringe, small, mid-sized, and large theatre companies, to get information about upcoming ...

Bands gearing up for Saturday's Boston Caribbean Carnival

Bands competing in Boston's Caribbean Carnival are putting the final touches on their presentations.

Congressman James Clyburn discusses biography at RCC

South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn spoke to a gathering at RCC about his life in public service, from his work as a civil rights activist in the 1960s to his present status as one of the most powerful Democrats in ...

In The News: Ron Marlow

Ron Marlow joins MassHousing as Director of Diversity and Inclusion.

Gubernatorial candidates air views on immigration reform at Bunker Hill Community College forum

Bunker Hill Community College hosted a gubernatorial debate on immigration reform.

Roxbury neighbors voice opposition to BPS plans to raze Dearborn school building

Abutters to the Dearborn school building are opposed to the school department’s plans to raze the former Dearborn school building and build a new math and science high school on the site

Sworn in as MCAD commissioner, Charlotte Golar Richie begins new chapter in public service career

Charlotte Golar Richie has mentored a generation of leaders in state and local government during her nearly 30 years in state and local government.

Stand Down event brings services to homeless veterans

Volunteers of America is hosting an event aimed at connecting homeless veterans with services

Massachusetts Dominicans savor newfound political clout

The political clout of the state’s Dominican community was on display at the Boston Dominican Parade, as Mayor Martin Walsh, state Rep. Marcos Devers and a host of candidates for statewide office courted voters

SEIU picnic rallies troops in fight for fair wages, ballot question supporting paid sick days

SEIU organizers are engaged in the Fight for $15, a national campaign to raise wages of workers in the fast food industry, adjunct professors and other low-paid professions.